Newsflashes

21 July, 2014
Two government critics have been found guilty of contempt of court in a case that focused attention on human rights in Swaziland
21 July, 2014
The global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, according to the UNAIDS
21 July, 2014
Countries have to test for HIV at least 90 percent of their populations and make sure that 90 percent of HIV positive people are on treatment
18 July, 2014
Government will announce a date for the switch to digital broadcasting within three months
18 July, 2014
OUTA describes the ‘reprieves’ announced by the transport minister as ‘another carrot to entice the public to buy into the ill-conceived scheme’
15 July, 2014
The Transport of Department is ready to clarify any confusion on the e-tolling system in the National Assembly, says Rikhotso
15 July, 2014
Leaders of the BRICS [Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa] group of emerging powers are meeting to launch a new development bank and a reserve fund seen as counterweights to Western-led financial institutions.
15 July, 2014
Sub-Saharan Africa is the only developing region that saw the number of people living in extreme poverty rise steadily over the last two decades, latest UN report finds
14 July, 2014
ZLHR launches an urgent application to court challenging the validity of the Toll Roads
14 July, 2014
WFP and UNHCR launch an urgent appeal to address a funding shortfall in 22 African countries
14 July, 2014
Young people should play a pivotal role if Africa’s envisaged development is to be realised, says Luwellyn
14 July, 2014
Zambia’s first lady calls for the introduction of a new law to criminalise perpetrators of early marriages
14 July, 2014
As Malawi marks 50 years of freedom from colonial rule, locals say the country today is living in a new form of bondage: poverty
11 July, 2014
Men Against Rape, South African NGO, will host a fundraising concert to mark men’s month and raise awareness against gender-based violence
11 July, 2014
Mental health remains a major challenge in South Africa, according to local experts